The Craft Maltsters Guild Announces Its Certified Craft Malt Seal

The North American Craft Maltsters Guild is excited to announce its Certified Craft Malt Seal that will allow brewers and distillers to communicate their use of and support for distinctive, locally produced raw materials. The seal will be officially unveiled on Craft Malt Day on Friday, September 13, 2019, at events across the country. The…

AMBA Recommended Malting Barley Varieties for 2019

Each year, the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) releases its list of recommended malting barley varieties to US growers. AMBA is a nonprofit trade association of 76 brewing, distilling and malting companies that are end users of US malting barley. The list is meant to inform US producers which malting barley varieties the industry intends to use in the…

Cover Crops & Water Quality Facts Sheets, Infographics, and Slide Set Now Available from SARE

The Cover Crops and Water Quality resources now available from SARE include five fact sheets, three infographics, and one PowerPoint slide set. Together, these resources address the role of cover crops in nutrient management, erosion, infiltration and soil organic matter. Resulting from a synthesis of scientific literature documenting the impacts of cover crops on water…

Heirloom Malt Brewing Award Nominees Announced

Ten nominated breweries have been chosen by the RMI Analytic Heirloom Malt Brewing Award 2018 jury, headed by Sylvia Kopp of the Brewers Association. Ms. Kopp and her team of 4 international judges selected the best beer recipes out of 28 candidates from 9 countries. The 10 nominees will compete for the RMI Analytics Heirloom Malt…

Western SARE Competitive Grants: 2019 Call for Pre-Proposals Now Open

The Call for Proposals for Western SARE Competitive Grants Chapter 1 Research and Education pre-proposals is open. Deadline is June 4, 2018, 2:00 MDT. These grants – also known as Chapter 1 for their designation in the enabling legislation – involve scientists, producers, and others using interdisciplinary approaches to address issues related to sustaining agriculture. Following scrutiny by…